oology

[ oh-ol-uh-jee ]
/ oʊˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of ornithology that studies birds' eggs.

Words nearby oology

Origin of oology

First recorded in 1825–35; oo- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM oology

o·o·log·i·cal [oh-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌoʊ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveo·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oology

oology
/ (əʊˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of ornithology concerned with the study of birds' eggs

Derived forms of oology

oological (ˌəʊəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveoologist, noun
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